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UACC researchers awarded funding from American Cancer Society

University of Arizona Cancer Center researchers are working on a variety of cancer projects thanks to funding from the American Cancer Society.

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UACC scientist wins BTE grant for breast cancer research

Dr. Pavani Chalasani to study biomarkers that might predict therapeutic response for breast cancer patients.

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UACC director meets with Phoenix mayor

Dr. Andrew S. Kraft recently discussed the role of the University of Arizona Cancer Center on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus with Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton.

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Georg Wondrak, PhD, earns inaugural Director’s Challenge Award

Georg Wondrak, PhD, received the UA Cancer Center Director’s Challenge Award for Therapeutic Development.

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Fishing for Answers

Cancer researchers are constantly searching for innovative ways to develop life-saving therapies as quickly as possible. The possible key to unlocking these cures can be found at any pet store throughout the world.

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Greek Life fosters renewed relationship with UACC

Members of the University of Arizona Pi Kappa Alpha (PIKE) fraternity and Alpha Chi Omega sorority recently met with UACC researchers in order to help re-establish the relationship between the two entities.

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ASHLine ready to help Phoenix 'Kick Butts'

The Arizona Smokers’ HelpLine (ASHLine) has been helping people quit tobacco since 1995. Events during Phoenix Kicks Butts Week are designed to encourage smokers to quit and lead healthier lives.

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UACC researchers discover potential cancer-fighting properties in cinnamon

Cancer researchers are looking into a possible new tool in the fight against colon cancer: cinnamon.

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Laurence Hurley, PhD, named 13th annual Sydney E. Salmon, MD, Distinguished Investigator

Laurence Hurley, PhD, has been named the winner of the 13th annual Sydney E. Salmon, MD, Distinguished Investigator Award.

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Gregory Rogers, PhD, awarded 5-year, $1.4 million R01 grant to study centriole amplification

UACC research scientist Gregory C. Rogers, PhD, was awarded a 5-year, $1.4 million R01 National Institutes of Health grant for his project titled, “Identifying molecular mechanisms that suppress centriole amplification.”

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